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Man charged over Cooks Beach assault

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 6/03/2017

<span style="font-size:13px;">Police are continuing to investigate the scene where a man died after being shot by officers after aiming a firearm at them in Whanganui.</span> © SNPA Police are continuing to investigate the scene where a man died after being shot by officers after aiming a firearm at them in Whanganui. A man has appeared in court after a woman was hit by a car at Cooks Beach in the Coromandel.

The 44-year-old will appear in Hamilton District Court on Tuesday, facing charges of assault with a blunt instrument and wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, police said.

The woman was flown to Waikato Hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a car at 10.40am on Monday.

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